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Humanity and the Architect
Humanity and the Architect

http://pontosdevista.pt/2016/04/18/a-humanidade-e-o-arquiteto/ José Duarte’s interview in Pontos de Vista magazine, about Humanity and the Architect – in Portuguese, translated below:   Education and formation: through the lens of a professor Humanity and the architect “First of all, I want students to become sensitive to the problems that humanity is facing today, trying with them to find […]

DCG Newcomers Welcome Day

This month there will be two new researchers arriving at our group: Sorour Ebadati and Rusne Sileryte. In order to get to know each other and each other’s work we will have a meeting where we present our work. Thursday, 11th February 2016, starting at 9h30 at the School of Architecture (UL), Post-Graduation Pavilion room […]

PhD defense: Isa Clara Neves
PhD defense: Isa Clara Neves

Wednesday, 22nd July 2015, at 14h30, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Queen Sonja Auditorium (CUBO) DCG invites you to attend Isa Clara Neves’ PhD defense. She will talk about her research on Scientific Approach to Project in Computational Architecture Perspective: Hochschule für Gestaltung – Ulm

PhD defense: Mário Barros
PhD defense: Mário Barros

Thursday, 23rd July 2015, at 14h30, Faculty of Architecture (UL), Queen Sonja Auditorium (CUBO) Mário Barros‘ PhD defense, about his research on Mass Customization in the Furniture Design Industry: the case of Thonet Chairs. “Thank you for your presence and support in the PhD defense in the past Thursday. The defense went really well! I send the photo with the […]

PhD defense: Nuno Montenegro
PhD defense: Nuno Montenegro

Nuno Montenegro Doctoral Thesis: CityPlan – Towards development of a methodology and computational tool to support urban design. Session 20/7/2015 – 14:30h Cubo (from left to right: Paulo Urbano, Francisco Serdoura, Teresa Heitor, Nuno Montenegro, Pedro George, Alexandra Paio, José P. Duarte -Sup. and David Viana).

DCG lecture: New Intelligent Design Techniques for Architectural Project with Manuela Ruiz Montiel
DCG lecture: New Intelligent Design Techniques for Architectural Project with Manuela Ruiz Montiel

28th of May 2015, 10h00 at the Faculty of Architecture (UL) – Doct. Pavilion classroom 5.0. In this presentation Manuela Ruiz Montiel will talk about some techniques and experiences related to the use of computers in order to suggest starting points in the context of housing design. These techniques are mainly based in shape grammars and machine learning methods. So […]

Shape Grammar Workshop in Kyoto Institute of Technology
Shape Grammar Workshop in Kyoto Institute of Technology

DCG were in Kyoto last week for monitoring a Workshop on Shape Grammars applied to product design and engineering. The Workshop was held in Kyoto Institute of Technology, from 9th to 11th March 2015, and was sponsored by Kyoto Design Lab. Nearly 30 participants attended the Workshop, mostly Japanese but also from Spain and Turkey. […]

Quantitatively Analysing Parametric Models – Daniel Davis

Quantitatively Analysing Parametric Models – Daniel Davis.

The Future of Europe is Science

This two-day conference will be opened by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission. Bringing together actors from the world of science, industry and society, the conference aims to take stock of European achievements in science over the past 10 years. World-class scientists will debate with industrialists and political figures on key questions: How […]

DCG Talk: Design computacional / com o Prof. Rudi Stouffs

3ª feira, 16 Setembro 2014, 10h30 Faculdade de Arquitetura Universidade de Lisboa Sala 5.0.13 (Pavilhão de Pós-Graduação) Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 10h30 Faculty of Architecture University of Lisbon Room 5.0.13 (Post-Graduation pavillion) Sobre o Prof. Rudi Stouffs Rudi Stouffs é investigador e professor de design computacional, com interesse nas questões computacionais de descrição, modelação e […]

Not Everything is Captured by the Fitness Function, by Daniel Davis

Davis, Daniel, Lorenzo Villaggi, and Carlo Bailey. 2014. “Not Everything Is Captured by the Fitness Function.” Colon 4 (2). (http://www.danieldavis.com/not-everything-is-captured-by-the-fitness-function/) Artigo muito interessante sobre o chamado parametricismo, uma visão crítica do que envolve.

Alberti Digital na Noite dos Investigadores
Noite Europeia dos Investigadores 2013

O Projecto Digital Alberti esteve presente na Noite Europeia dos Investigadores, no Museu da História Natural e da Ciência (Rua da Escola Politécnica, Lisboa) na passada Sexta-feira dia 27 de Setembro. Os seus investigadores apresentaram vários modelos fabricados digitalmente e disponibilizaram dispositivos de realidade virtual produzidos no âmbito do projecto de investigação. Este ano o […]

Convite: Apresentação BEETHEFIRST – LXD
Convite: Apresentação BEETHEFIRST – LXD

Dia 9 a revolução 3D vai chegar ao LXD Lisboa também vai testemunhar o futuro! Dia 9 de Outubro, pelas 18h, o Lisboa Design Show 2013, na FIL, será o palco para a apresentação da BEETHEFIRST, a primeira impressora 3D, 100% portuguesa. Vem conhecer e experimentar ao vivo um mundo de infinitas possibilidades e junta-te aos oradores e fundadores Francisco Mendes e Jorge Pinto, numa […]

Projecto Alberti Digital em exposição na FAUTL
Expo Alberti Digital

Exposição Alberti Digital Tradição e inovação na teoria e prática da arquitetura Faculdade de Arquitetura – Universidade Técnica de Lisboa 26 de Junho – 26 de Julho 2013 O projecto Alberti Digital é um projecto financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia que resulta da colaboração entre o Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES) da […]